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India’s Per Capita GHG Emissions in 2031 to be Below Global Average in 2005

3:41 AM MDT | September 4, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh

The Ministry of Environment and Forests in India (New Delhi) says that India’s per capita emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the year 2031 will be lower than the per capita global emission of GHG in the year 2005. According to estimates made by five different studies, India’s per capita GHG emission in 2031 would stay under 4 m.t. of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) which is lower than the global per capita emission of 4.22 m.t. of CO2e in 2005. The findings of the studies are aimed at disproving claims that India’s economic growth will...

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